IYF Blog - Posts in youth with disabilities


Youth in Brazil Gain Confidence & Jobs

Through EquipYouth, Eridan Overcomes Adversity and Secures a Job

Twenty-two-year old Eridan de Sena Nascimento dreams of a promising future. Proud of her appearance, she likes wearing nice clothes and makeup, spending time with friends, and, above all, having fun...

Strategies to Employ Highly Vulnerable Youth

With youth unemployment almost three times the adult rate and 32 million youth in Latin America and the Caribbean neither working nor studying, identifying effective strategies to expand employment opportunities for the region’s youth is a top...

Learning through Volunteering: Věra's Story

"Kun!,” said Hana in Czech, pointing excitedly to the picture she drew of a brown horse with a black mane and tail. Three weeks earlier, Hana, age 20, rode a horse for the very first time while taking part in a hippotherapy session at a farm two hours away.

Hippotherapy uses the movement...